ABA Therapist Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your ABA Therapist interview, here are 30 interview questions and answer examples.

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What feeding therapy techniques have you used with your patients?

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List of 30 ABA Therapist Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    What feeding therapy techniques have you used with your patients?

  2. 2.

    What is your greatest strength as an ABA Therapist?

  3. 3.

    When have you had difficulty with a parent? How did you handle the situation?

  4. 4.

    What type of certification do you have? Are there any additional certifications you are looking to obtain in the future?

  5. 5.

    What are the types of differential reinforcement techniques?

  6. 6.

    How do you deal in uncomfortable situations?

  7. 7.

    Would you be willing to travel to various centers, schools, etc?

  8. 8.

    How do you deal with work stress?

  9. 9.

    Why did you choose a career as an ABA Therapist?

  10. 10.

    Do you have any volunteer experience related to working with children?

  11. 11.

    What experience do you have working with children on the autism spectrum?

  12. 12.

    When you notice a child with aggressive behavior toward others, what type of intervention do you perform?

  13. 13.

    Tell me about a time that a patient's behavior confused you, or didn't make sense. What did you do?

  14. 14.

    What is your greatest weakness as an ABA Therapist?

  15. 15.

    Explain to me what HIPAA is, and how that affects your job as an ABA Therapist.

  16. 16.

    What actions do you take to demonstrate care for your patients?

  17. 17.

    Do you have experience with one-on-one patient sessions?

  18. 18.

    Tell me about your experience creating behavior intervention plans for autistic children.

  19. 19.

    When have you worked independently before? What challenges do you find when working independently?

  20. 20.

    What are the four basic schedules of reinforcement?

  21. 21.

    Tell me about an organization or group outside of work that you contributed to.

  22. 22.

    When you suffer a setback with a patient, how does that emotionally affect you and your work?

  23. 23.

    Where do you see your career in 5 years?

  24. 24.

    Tell us a little bit about yourself.

  25. 25.

    Describe your working relationship with your previous or current colleagues.

  26. 26.

    When have you worked among a diverse group of people?

  27. 27.

    What are your salary expectations?

  28. 28.

    What is one skill you would like to improve upon?

  29. 29.

    What questions do you have for us?

  30. 30.

    What do you like most about your current position?